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The Beauty of Childhood

It was my birthday yesterday. No balloons, no waking up in excitement to check if it was past 12 AM-so that I could officially consider myself one year older. 406 more words

Fine Motor Frenzy

With the increasing demands of general education curriculum, handwriting performance plays a crucial factor in a child’s academic success. For example, in the United States, approximately 60% of the school day is spent completing tasks involving fine motor skills. 311 more words

Occupational Therapy

Literacy: Reading and Writing

Literacy development involves encouraging children to link sounds and letters and to begin to read and write. Children must be given access to a wide range of reading materials (books, poems, and other written materials) to ignite their interest. 532 more words


Physical Development

Physical development involves providing opportunities for young children to be active and interactive; and to develop their co-ordination, control, and movement. Children must also be helped to understand the importance of physical activity, and to make healthy choices in relation to food. 367 more words


Velcro fun update!

This afternoon while “K” was taking a nap I decided to finish up an activity I have planned for her. I took a storage dish with a cover and transformed it into a felt ‘board’. 49 more words


Petit Collage Nesting Blocks Review

When Bigjigs contacted me and asked if I would be willing to review an item from the Petit Collage range I of course said yes. Petit Collage design modern decor and playthings, I had seen their range of toys at the Toy Fair and found it  very attractive, the designs would not look out of place in any modern home. 643 more words


Activity: Velcro Fun!

I am going to make an activity for “K” that involves things that use Velcro. I’m going to use an old cereal box or plastic dish so I can store the pieces inside of it when we are not playing with it. 63 more words